Diggings 26 July 2020

Australia's water market is excluding Indigenous people, study finds '“Alarmingly, we also found that the amount of water held by Aboriginal organisations has decreased by 17% over the past 10 years,” the Australian Rivers Institute’s researcher Dr Lana Hartwig said. ... More than 40 Aboriginal nations, about 15% of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander …

Diggings 28 June 2020

Dja Wonmuruk teas. Image from Facebook How blending teas helped a young Indigenous woman connect to her culture "I'd made a lemon myrtle and ginger tea, and Sharlee started thinking a little bit more deeply that you can get lemon myrtle tea anywhere. So Sharlee thought maybe strawberry gum might be an interesting addition. "So …

Diggings 8 June 2020

Jane Goodall: humanity is finished if it fails to adapt after Covid-19 She blamed the emergence of Covid-19 on the over-exploitation of the natural world, which has seen forests cut down, species made extinct and natural habitats destroyed. The coronavirus is thought to have made the jump from animals to humans late last year, possibly originating in …